The Kite Runner

the kite runner

What dose it mean to be hazar


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The Hazara people were descended from Moguls, owing to their flattened, "Chinese-like" facial features and were brutally oppressed throughout their history for being Shi'a instead of Sunni Muslim. His own people, the Pashtun, oppressed the Hazaras. The protagonist wondered why Baba had never told him any of this. He pitied Hassan for being a hated minority because he was an unusually gentle and kind person, "incapable of hurting anyone."